Chris Cox Purchases 52,672 Shares of Serica Energy plc (LON:SQZ) Stock

Serica Energy plc (LON:SQZGet Free Report) insider Chris Cox bought 52,672 shares of Serica Energy stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 5th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 1 ($0.01) per share, with a total value of £526.72 ($674.68).

Chris Cox also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, July 2nd, Chris Cox bought 12,530 shares of Serica Energy stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 136 ($1.74) per share, with a total value of £17,040.80 ($21,827.59).

Serica Energy Stock Performance

Shares of SQZ stock opened at GBX 133.90 ($1.72) on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of £526.04 million, a PE ratio of 495.93, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 0.44. Serica Energy plc has a 52-week low of GBX 132.70 ($1.70) and a 52-week high of GBX 271.77 ($3.48). The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 164.22 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 185.53. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 2.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 32.79.

Serica Energy Increases Dividend

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 14 ($0.18) per share. This is a boost from Serica Energy’s previous dividend of $9.00. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 27th. This represents a yield of 7.22%. Serica Energy’s payout ratio is presently 8,518.52%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, Jefferies Financial Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 225 ($2.88) price target on shares of Serica Energy in a research report on Tuesday, May 21st.

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About Serica Energy

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Serica Energy plc, an upstream oil and gas company, identifies, acquires, explores, exploits, and produces oil and gas reserves in the United Kingdom. The company holds 100% interest in the Keith oil field; 98% interest in the Bruce field; and 50% interest in the Rhum gas field located in the Northern North Sea, as well as 18% non-operating interest in the Erskine field located in Central North Sea.

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